Articles about the world's history

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Although the storming of the Bastille was a moment of hope for freedom, the French Revolution was stolen by a small but radical political faction fueled by resentment and rage that manipulated such hope, and committed some of the most inhumane atrocities in human history.

The bottom two black spots on the sun, known as sunspots, appeared quickly over the course of Feb. 19-20, 2013 | Image NASA.gov

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Solar activity since 1975 does not correlate to earth's late 20th century warming. Thus, it cannot be a primary driver of earth's short term temperature rise.

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Now is the time for all true Americans to come out of the closet and reaffirm the ideals of the Declaration of Independence.


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Some today don’t even know what the 4th of July means.

President Truman

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To many Americans younger than 50, this so called “Korean Conflict” may not be viewed as significant as the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. In fact, this conflict was a global war.

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The Democrat Party in the Old South represented an entrenched and well-organized power structure that had perpetuated the sentiments of bigotry and hatred within their domain.

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SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2015 — Helen Keller was a deaf-blind American woman whose courageous journey began on June 27, 1880, and who continued...

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Although now not a widely known holiday, Juneteenth is a day to celebrate everyone’s freedom – not just for black Americans, but for all Americans.

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If one considers all the armies in history, or all the flags that have flown over those troops in battle, there are very few armies before the creation of the United States of America that could be associated with the concept of liberation and the fight for a foothold of freedom of a people.

"Battle of Badr" by Unknown - http://warfare.uphero.com/Persia/13-14C/Jami_al-Tawarikh-Mohammed_exhorting_his_family_before_the_battle_of_Badr-Khalili-Ms727-f66a.htm. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Badr.jpg#/media/File:Battle_of_Badr.jpg

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Had Muhammad lost the Battle of Badr in 624, the world would look very different today.

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